Business Development Specialist - KSA


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Business Development Specialist - KSA

  • Manages business development processes from screening, early engagements, studies, negotiation, and other required activities to progress proposals through stage gates all the way to deal closure.
  • Leads business development activities encompassing, creating and developing partnerships along the value chain; developing business proposals; and identifying suitable partnership strategy and business models to maximize value creation for the Company.
  • Assists in the technical development and economic justification of capital programs, and alternatives to proposed capital projects.
  • Liaises with other departments to identify growth opportunities and capture synergies between assets.
  • Studies margin improvement opportunities in current refining and chemicals assets in context with the competitive landscape and market fundamentals.
  • Supports sustainability projects in line with environmental standards and decarbonization targets.
  • Provides commercial and technical expertise in executing the downstream strategy, including appraisal of strategic options, identification of strategic tradeoffs and implementation plans.
  • Represents the Company in professional societies, standard committees and conferences.
  • Prepares, reviews and presents Management Committee briefs and presentations.
  • Provides developmental and mentoring support to Business Development Analysts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or Economics. MBA or a relevant advanced degree is strongly preferred as are relevant professional certifications such as: Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and/or Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • 15 years of professional experience in business development, with a strong track record of economic and commercial evaluations for major chemicals and refining projects, and a deep understanding of associated operations and integration of assets.
  • Proven track record of successfully developing strategies and vision to develop an emerging business within a large well-established organization.
  • Strong business development and partnership development experience, including establishing anchor projects with key partners and bringing companies together as co-investors in a large project investment.
  • Excellent understanding of financial analysis and valuation methodologies, commercial principals and mechanisms related to a transaction, and various types of commercial transactions.
  • Expert in navigating and influencing complex internal stakeholder groups to ensure successful business outcomes.
  • Expert in international business and cross-cultural professional practices.
  • Strong understanding of the petrochemicals industry, market Intelligence and familiarity with short-term and long-term strategic planning would be a preferred.

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Jithin Thomas
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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